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Jackson Greenstone

African Studies

Ann Arbor
African Studies
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In 10 words or less, why should a student want to be involved in this department?
It is a great program with a great teacher.

What initially drew you to this department?  What keeps you coming back?
African Studies is essential in understanding history, and Dr. Bangura has a very effective and intriguing teaching style.

What’s your biggest piece of advice to first years and sophomores in this department?
Go to office hours and work with others.

How does your department connect to your other interests and activities?
I have a devotion to understand ancient cultures and civilizations and understanding African history is essential.

What’s the most valuable thing you’ve learned at K?
That if you find the right people that motivate you anything is possible.

What has been your favorite class at K?  Why?
My favorite class was African Civilizations.

What is your SIP?
My SIP is The Curses of The Children of Israel, which deals with the Black Hebrew Israelites (African Americans) and their pursuit for the truth.

What are your career aspirations/next steps after K?

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